Buttercup Holidays provides a fun and friendly way to make travel arrangements online.
So far, Buttercup Holidays has been self-funded: mainly sweat equity.
Using my cartoon character "Bob Buttercup" to make booking online travel a friendly, personal experience.
Any website which sells holidays online.
Bob Buttercup is the USP. He's proving very popular with visitors.
It has been self funded. Mainly sweat equity.
I started as a travel consultant but I have been self employed for the past 26 years, mainly in a farming environment.
I think the process of booking a holiday/travel product online tends to be functional but very impersonal. I wanted to make it a friendly process. I thought having a character like Bob would be a way of connecting with visitors. There's something about Bob people respond to. Perhaps he has the Travel X Factor...
Asking a friend to draw Bob Buttercup for me. He is a little gem.
Not joining Twitter earlier.
Chocolate Digestive. Deeply satisfying on many levels.
Reggae Reggae Sauce. Levi Roots probably made himself a multi millionaire in the 90 seconds he planted 'that' song in all our brains. Marketing gold indeed.
Hmmm, Bob Buttercup, the holiday cartoon series - Bob endorsing Coca Cola in a TV commercial -Dragon's Den - pondering whether to accept a takeover of Buttercup Holidays from Thomson Holidays or lastminute.com - most probably having fun with Bob and the Buttercup Holidays website.
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